Society Type is a concept from anthropology and sociology. The concept categorized societies by how they acquire their food. Because this has been such a time-consuming task for the bulk of humanity, the entire society needs to be structured around this quest.
I recommend that you read these book summaries in the following order:
- “Ecological-Evolutionary Theory” by Gerhard Lenski
- “Human Societies: An Introduction to Macrosociology” by Nolan and Lenski
- “Principles of Human Ecology” by Peter Richerson et al
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